Farmer Andy Barr standing in front of a combine harvester at workAndy Barr © Tim Scrivener
Phew, we’ve nearly finished harvest and I must say a sincere thank you to Neil and Brett Strand for helping us out of a combining hole when no one else could. They were excellent. For some reason, I can’t quite remember the exact yields, but quality was good. Interestingly, in our fourth harvest of oilseed rape companion crop experiments, we had our first apparent yield gain from the technique, raising it from poor to the heady heights of distinctly average. […]